Generate Unlimited Musical Ideas In Ableton Live

Level: Beginner to Intermediate // Watch Time: 25min

Do you ever get stuck when you’re writing music and just can’t come up with ideas? With this technique you can use some basic tools in Ableton Live to generate an unlimited number of musical ideas that you can then pick and choose the best bits from.

The technique works with any version of Ableton Live and its really easy to set up and use. In Part 1 we look at the basic technique and how to set it up. Part 2 goes deeper and expands the concepts from Part 1 into more advanced territory. 

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Requires Ableton Live 9.7+

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Video Notes

  • If you’re unfamiliar with Effect Racks and Chains then please first read the Ableton Live Reference Manual entry on Effect Racks and Chains.
  • If you’re unfamiliar with Follow Actions then please read the Ableton Live Reference Manual entry on Follow Actions.


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